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A historic beating of Juventus in the Champions League! Tuchel praised his trustees: They deserve recognition – Športky.sk


Nov 24, 2021
Chelsea London players from the goal scored Source: SITA / AP / Matt Dunham

LONDON – Chelsea London footballers have made it to the Champions League for the third season in a row. The defending champion secured the promotion round before the end of the group stage, thanks to a sovereign victory in the H-group hit with Juventus Turin (4: 0). Interestingly, three of the four goals were scored by children from the Chelsea Youth Academy – Trevoh Chalobah, Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi. The triumph in the set time was nailed by the alternating German striker Timo Werner, who returned to the English club after an injury.

“The team was doing really well. It’s so challenging to score goals for a team like Juventus, but we’ve worked out a lot of chances. The guys deserve recognition for their amazing performance and fantastic result.” enjoyed coach “The Blues” Thomas Tuchel. His charges have not found a winner in all competitions for the last time, the last time they lost in September was Juventus on his soil 0: 1.

At the same time, Chelsea had enough points to advance to the elimination round, but from the beginning she was clearly behind the victory. An important moment came after half an hour of play, when Juventus was able to equalize at 1: 0 for the home team. Rodrigo Bentancur made a nice save, Alvar Moratu, who beat Edouard Mendy, who had to leave the field. At the beginning of the second half, Chelsea launched an offensive hurricane at the visitors’ goal and, after two goals within two minutes, decided the fate of the match. After him, there was talk mainly about the performances of young men Chalobah, James and Hudson-Odoi, they are all under 23 years old and they all scored the same. Twenty-two-year-old Chaloba scored for the first time in his first start in LM. “Our fans love them. That’s exactly what makes this team special, that not only foreign superstars can be promoted, but young people from our academy also have the necessary qualities.” Tuchela was quoted by the AFP agency. “It’s a pleasure to have these guys on the team. I believe the key to success is to have a balanced mix of top experienced players and local hatchery talent.” The injuries of N’Gol Kante and Ben Chilwell, who had to take turns, were a small spot on the successful performance.

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The historical debacle of Juventus in the Champions League

It turned out worse only in 1958, when it won a debacle 0: 7 from the Austrian Wiener Sport-Club in the preliminary round of the EPM. In all competitions, it was his biggest loss since 2004, when in Rome A AS Rome lost just as well 0: 4. “We tried to close the premises, but you can’t leave such a strong opponent a vacancy for a moment, because he will punish you for it. Chelsea has excellent players at its center, it is a team with an excellent mentality. They caused us a lot of problems. We have to admit it. and strive to improve, “ declared the defender of “Juve” Leonardo Bonucci. Spanish striker Alvaro Morata, who wore a Chelsea jersey in 2017-2020, has returned to Stamford Bridge. However, he did not receive a warm welcome, fans repeatedly erupted and reminded him by chanting that they were not satisfied with his work in the British capital.

Leonardo Bonucci
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The Londoners lead the H-group table with a 12-point score ahead of Juventus, with whom they have better matches. The participant in the Italian Serie A had a certain progress already after the 4th group round. Zenit St. Petersburg, who saved a point on the ground in Malmö, Sweden (1: 1) with a goal in timed time on Tuesday, is losing eight points to the leading duo. The Russian team has secured a third place in the table and a place in the European League playoffs, Malmö will finish fourth.

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